WSU Volleyball Wins 3-2 At Oregon State - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

WSU Volleyball Wins 3-2 At Oregon State

Posted: Updated:
© Washington State Athletics © Washington State Athletics
CORVALLIS, Ore. -

Freshman Kyra Holt had 26 kills to lead the Washington State volleyball team (1-1, 14-1) to a thrilling 26-24, 25-20, 20-25, 26-28, 15-9 win over Oregon State (0-2, 9-4) at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis Friday night.

 

In addition to her 26 kills Holt hit .308, had 11 digs and six blocks. Jaicee Harris had 16 kills and 18 digs. Ver'Leea Hardaway added 10 kills and eight blocks. Camryn Irwin set a career-high 61 assists while Kate Sommer led the match with 21 digs. Freshman Tani Stephens from nearby Albany, Ore., served up two aces.

 

Oregon State's leaders were Lila Toner with 20 kills and 13 digs, Sara Almen with 10 kills, Arica Nassar with eight blocks, Becky Defoe with 17 digs, and Tayla Woods with 46 assists.

 

"I'm very proud of the way the team fought. It's tough being up 2-0 and going to five but they really did a nice job in the fifth set to finish it off," Cougar Head Coach Jen Greeny said. "Camryn did a pretty nice job because their blockers were going with our middles so we were able to go outside and leave Kyra one-on-one a lot. Even though the middles didn't get set much they were really doing their jobs."

 

Asked how important a road win is in the Pac-12, Greeny said, "It's huge and especially this early in the season. Coming off the loss and then coming around and respond and win on the road is huge."

 

WSU stays on the road next week with matches at Utah Fri., Oct. 4 and at Colorado Sun., Oct. 6.

 

Courtesy: Washington State Athletics

  • College SportsCollegeMore>>

  • EWU Football Readies For Earliest Start In Program History

    EWU Football Readies For Earliest Start In Program History

    With the earliest game in school history comes the earliest practice start, as the Eastern Washington University football team begins practices for the 2014 season this Thursday, July 31, on the Sports and Recreation Center practice fields in Cheney, Wash.>>
    With the earliest game in school history comes the earliest practice start, as the Eastern Washington University football team begins practices for the 2014 season this Thursday, July 31, on the Sports and Recreation Center practice fields in Cheney, Wash.>>
  • Former Cougs Baynes and Motum Make Australian FIBA World Cup Team

    Former Cougs Baynes and Motum Make Australian FIBA World Cup Team

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:28 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:28:13 GMT
    Although they never played in Cougar uniforms together, former Washington State men’s basketball student-athletes, Aron Baynes and Brock Motum, will share a court this summer as the two were selected to the Airbnb Australian Boomers Team that will compete in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain, Aug. 30 through Sept. 14.>>
    Although they never played in Cougar uniforms together, former Washington State men’s basketball student-athletes, Aron Baynes and Brock Motum, will share a court this summer as the two were selected to the Airbnb Australian Boomers Team that will compete in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain, Aug. 30 through Sept. 14.
    >>
  • Pippins Rally Late to Beat Kelowna, 9-7

    Pippins Rally Late to Beat Kelowna, 9-7

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:04 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:04:58 GMT
    After allowing the Kelowna Falcons to walk off with an 11-10 victory Saturday night, the Pippins returned the favor Sunday, scoring twice in the 9th inning to claim a 9-7 victory over the Falcons at Elks Stadium. >>
    After allowing the Kelowna Falcons to walk off with an 11-10 victory Saturday night, the Pippins returned the favor Sunday, scoring twice in the 9th inning to claim a 9-7 victory over the Falcons at Elks Stadium. >>
  • Washington St.WSUMore>>

  • Former Cougs Baynes and Motum Make Australian FIBA World Cup Team

    Former Cougs Baynes and Motum Make Australian FIBA World Cup Team

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:28 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:28:13 GMT
    Although they never played in Cougar uniforms together, former Washington State men’s basketball student-athletes, Aron Baynes and Brock Motum, will share a court this summer as the two were selected to the Airbnb Australian Boomers Team that will compete in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain, Aug. 30 through Sept. 14.>>
    Although they never played in Cougar uniforms together, former Washington State men’s basketball student-athletes, Aron Baynes and Brock Motum, will share a court this summer as the two were selected to the Airbnb Australian Boomers Team that will compete in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain, Aug. 30 through Sept. 14.
    >>
  • WSU's Halliday Named To QB Award Watch List

    WSU's Halliday Named To QB Award Watch List

    Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday has been named to the 2014 Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award® Watch List, the Davey O’Brien Foundation announced Wednesday.>>
    Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday has been named to the 2014 Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award® Watch List, the Davey O’Brien Foundation announced Wednesday.
    >>
  • Former Coug Johnson Named To Double-A All Star Game

    Former Coug Johnson Named To Double-A All Star Game

    Former Washington State outfielder Kyle Johnson is an Eastern League All-Star. The Double-A circuit’s All-Star Clash is scheduled for 7 p.m. Eastern/4 p.m. Pacific, Wednesday at Peoples Natural Gas Field.>>
    Former Washington State outfielder Kyle Johnson is an Eastern League All-Star. The Double-A circuit’s All-Star Clash is scheduled for 7 p.m. Eastern/4 p.m. Pacific, Wednesday at Peoples Natural Gas Field.
    >>